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Project Title 
Key Concepts

Suggested Courses
for Implementation 
Interactive Media 
Math: linear and nonlinear equations Science: explosions and extinctions of life, geologic time scale, geologic eras Keywords: graphic design web design, Flash animation, animated GIFs, geologic time scale 
Introduction to Graphic Design, Introduction to Animation, Web Design, College Algebra, Earth Science, Geology, Biology, Botany, Environmental Science 

Interactive Media 
Math: scientific notation, charts and graphs, linear and logarithmic relationships Science: emergence and extinctions of life forms, geologic time scale, geologic eras, origin of the atmosphere and oceans, the formation of Earth's continents Keywords: web design, web development cycle, geologic time scale 
Web Design, Interactive Media, Animation/Special Effects, Graphic Design, Intermediate and College Algebra, Earth Science, Geology, Biology, Environmental Science 

Information Support and Services 
Math: trend analysis, data discrepancies,
probability, modeling, linear and
nonlinear relationships, inferential
statistics Science: oceanography, tidal patterns, seismic wave propagation, DeepOcean Assessment and Reporting data, tsunami Keywords: Network topology, Tsunami sensors, IP address, Routers, switches, hubs, DART 
Networking, Data Communications, Wireless
Data Systems, Information Systems Security,
Simulation Programming, Algebra
(pre to Collegelevel), PreCalculus,
Statistics, Geology, Oceanography


Information Support and Services 
Science: geophysics, geology,
seismic data, automatic data retrieval
data analysis, database programming
Keywords: Import data (into a spreadsheet),
Data analysis (with a spreadsheet),
Comma delimited (CSV),
Fields & records, columns and rows (as related to a database),
Sort order, sort key,
Earthquake data,
United States Geological Survey (USGS) 
Geophysics, Statistics, Geology, Programming


Network Systems 
Math: logarithms, algebra, polar graphing, ratios, formula use Science: electromagnetic radiation, dipole vs. isotropic radiation, wavelengths, radio frequency signal strength Keywords: radio frequency (RF) signal strength, antenna designs, antenna radiation patterns, wireless networks 
Wireless LAN Fundamentals; Telecommunications, Networking, and Wireless Technologies; Electrical Fundamentals for Telecommunications; Signal Transmission and Radio Frequency Fundamentals; Microwave Communications; Applied Computational Electromagnetics; Antenna Theory and Design; RF Safety; Intro to Electromagnetic Fields and Waves; Network Security and WiFi Standards; Intermediate and College Algebra; PreCalculus


Network Systems 
Math: computational skills (arithmetic, trigonometric, exponential and logarithmic), spreadsheet use Science: AC power, power consumption, alternative power sources, power conservation, Ohm's law, voltage Keywords: Network Operations Center, power distribution, emergency power backup, energy conservation, power conditioning 
Network Management; Network Design; Data Network Security; Information Systems Security; Computer Electronics Technology; Electrical Technology; Computer Service and Support; College Algebra; Introductory Physics; Electrical Engineering Applications 

Programming and Software Development 
Math: trend analysis, regression, spreadsheet use, correlations (both linear and nonlinear), analysis of variance (ANOVA) Science: analysis of climate data available on the web, global warming, atmospheric and oceanic conditions Keywords: data from Internet databases; Entity Relationship Model (ERM); Entity Relationship Diagram (ERD); entities, attributes, and relationships; importing data into a database; data analysis (such as trend analysis, regression); interpreting ER diagrams to create a database design 
Database Fundamentals; Database Programming; Introduction to SQL; Advanced Computer Applications; Spreadsheet Analysis; Statistics, Calculus for Technical Applications; College Algebra; Oceanography; Physical Science; Meteorology; Environmental Science 

Programming and Software Development 
Math: firstorder and secondorder approximations, accuracy, angles, differential equations Science: pendulum, period, length, mass, center of mass, angular deflection Keywords: pendulum, RungeKutta method, math modeling, programming complex mathematics, computer simulation, 
Introductory Programming,
Spreadsheet Programming, Physics,
College Algebra 